A new Civil Society Strategy has been released by the UK Government, explaining their plans for building “stronger communities by bringing together businesses, charities and the public sector.” With recent study findings showing that there are currently over 11,000 charity retail stores in the UK, these plans to enrich and support the charity sector is promising news for many non-profit organisations across the nation.
In the UK, the main legislation you’ll need to be aware of as a business owner is The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Managing health and safety is an integral part of managing your business, but that doesn’t mean it has to be complicated, costly or time-consuming.
Working within the art and heritage sector, you’ll want to ensure that your daily activities are adequately protected with art insurance that gives you peace of mind to pursue your passion with confidence.
If you manage or look after the interests of a community association, group or society and have been tasked with organising the commercial insurance programme, then chances are you are going to need community association insurance.
If you are setting up a hairdressing business, you may be wondering if hairdressers insurance is a legal requirement. If you are opening a salon, then chances are you are going to need hairdressers insurance.
As a charity, you have a duty of care to protect your charity’s assets and resources. They’re a number of different policies, and depending on the type of charity you operate, you may need a number of policies to ensure you are fully protected against all eventualities.
Earlier this year in February, Oxfam was in the middle in one of the biggest charity scandals that affected the public’s view and caused thousands of donors to cancel their direct debits with them. Founded in 1942 by Cecil Jackson-Cole the charity’s mission statement is “a world without poverty”, which they will achieve by “creating lasting solutions to the injustice of poverty."